About Halle Berry
Halle Maria Berry (born Maria Halle Berry; August 14, 1966) is an American actress. Berry began her career as a model and entered several beauty contests, finishing as the first runner-up in the Miss USA pageant and coming sixth in Miss World 1986. Her breakthrough film role was in the romantic comedy ‘Boomerang’, alongside Eddie Murphy, which led to roles in films, such as ‘The Flintstones’, ‘Bulworth’ and ‘Introducing Dorothy Dandridge’, for which she won a Primetime Emmy Award and a Golden Globe Award.
Berry won the Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance in the 2001 film ‘Monster’s Ball’, becoming the first and, to date, only African-American woman to have won the award. She took on high-profile roles for much of the 2000s, such as Storm in ‘X-Men’ and its sequels ‘X2’ and ‘X-Men: The Last Stand’, Bond girl Jinx in ‘Die Another Day’; and ‘Gothika’. Berry has appeared in countless TV shows and Films to current day, with an active career still as of 2021, with many awards and accolades to support her immense talent. Learn More…